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Community Video
by Jason Lord-Castle
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Sleep Deprivation Documentary, the trailer
Topics: Sleep, Deprivation, Documentary
Community Video
by Nate Harrison
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Can I Get An Amen? is an audio installation that unfolds a critical perspective of perhaps the most sampled drums beat in the history of recorded music, the Amen Break. It begins with the pop track Amen Brother by 60's soul band The Winstons, and traces the transformation of their drum solo from its original context as part of a 'B' side vinyl single into its use as a key aural ingredient in contemporary cultural expression. The work attempts to bring into scrutiny the techno-utopian notion...
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Topic: break, breakbeat, sample, jungle, copyright, hip-hip, sampler, drums
Feature Films
by Rick Prelinger
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PANORAMA EPHEMERA (2004, 89:35 min., color and black and white) is a collage of sequences drawn from a wide variety of ephemeral (industrial, advertising, educational and amateur) films, touring the conflicted landscapes of twentieth-century America. The films' often-skewed visions construct an American history filled with horror and hope, unreeling in familiar and unexpected ways. PANORAMA EPHEMERA focuses on familiar and mythical activities and images in America (1626-1978). Many creatures...
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Topics: United States (History and culture), Animals, Motion pictures (Experimental)